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Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory

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Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory

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Discussiones Mathematicae Graph Theory 16(1) (1996) 17-26
DOI: 10.7151/dmgt.1020

RADII AND CENTERS IN ITERATED LINE DIGRAPHS

Martin Knor

Slovak Technical University, Faculty of Civil Engineering
Department of Mathematics, Radlinského 11, 813 68 Bratislava, Slovakia

L'udovít Niepel

Comenius University, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Mlynská dolina, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia

Abstract

We show that the out-radius and the radius grow linearly, or ``almost" linearly, in iterated line digraphs. Further, iterated line digraphs with a prescribed out-center, or a center, are constructed. It is shown that not every line digraph is admissible as an out-center of line digraph.

Keywords: center, digraph, line digraph, radius.

1991 Mathematics Subject Classification: 05C20, 05C12.

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